GPS Leads Truck to Impassable Road for 5 Days
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This is an increasing problem in England, with its many small, country lanes that are completely unsuitable for large vehicles. Most GPS devices don't know the difference, and will route cars, trucks, and everything else down these narrow roads, leading to fun times like this.
Many villages have resorted to signs warning GPS owners to turn back, but lawmakers are now trying to take that a step further and ban large vehicles from these roads entirely. Over here, our roads tend to be a bit wider, but you can still get yourself in trouble if you blindly follow your GPS. Here's a tip: If it tells you to turn onto some train tracks, don't do it! [From: The Inquirer]